Men – a post for you today

Today I want to focus on the men with relationship problems.  However, it is important that women read this so they can understand where men are coming from. Men, you are, by and large, fixers and solvers.  This is where you feel successful and of use.  It is an important part of who you are. To enable you to fix or solve you will probably make any problem as small as you can - basically, so you can solve it!  Within your working environment or social activities, this works fine.  By the way, … [Read more...]

Do you have the Skills for a Lasting Loving Relationship?

The skill in having a loving, lasting relationship is recognising that good relationships don't just happen.  Many couples believe that they should, that just being them is enough to keep the relationship going.  Well it might, but for a relationship to remain passionate it needs to grow and by that I mean grow emotionally. Relationship failure doesn't happen in the blink of an eye - it takes time to destroy it.  It takes effort to destroy -  the wrong sort of effort. So many couples who … [Read more...]

Make every day of the year Valentine’s Day

Now there's a thought! I know, the men reading this are thinking - No Way!  I can't afford the flowers and special treats! But that's not what I'm proposing. By making your partner the most important person in your life and your relationship the most important aspect of your life every day of the year then every day becomes important and special.  And in its own way that's what Valentine's day is all about.  It's that day when our relationship is pushed into sharp focus. It's the day … [Read more...]